One of Suffolk’s leading amateur choirs, the Burgate Singers are based on the Norfolk Suffolk border not far from Diss.

Our repertoire is exciting and wide-ranging and includes choral classics such as Mozart’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Magnificat, as well as twentieth century music like Rachmaninov’s Vespers and works by Stravinsky. We perform mainly in local churches and the Diss Corn Hall. We have also performed in London.

There are usually about 30 choir members, and we welcome new singers. We are friendly and fun, but we aim for high standards under musical director, Alain Judd. Moreover, we perform with professional orchestras and soloists.

The Burgate Singers generally stage two concerts a year. We rehearse on Sunday afternoons at 4pm at Burgate Church Hall. Auditions are not necessary – we are happy for you to come along and see how you get on. We also organise occasional singing workshops aimed at getting the best out of your voice. We are available to sing at weddings (see our Contact Us page).

Affiliated to Making Music, The Burgate Singers is a registered charity (No. 1092675).

Summer Concert – Saturday 6th June, at Eye Town Hall, at 7.00 pm.
Programme: Michael Tippett “A Child of our Time” and Benjamin Britten “The National Anthem”.
Tickets: £18. Tel: 07966 283217 or on the door.

Choral Workshop - Saturday, 18th April at Burgate Church Hall, 10.30am – 3.30pm
The workshop will be by taken by Alain Judd, Music Director of the Burgate Singers, who will give advice on breathing and vocal techniques, including the opportunity to study the score and sing parts of Haydn’s “Nelson Mass”. The cost is £25 per person, to include coffee, a light lunch of soup and sandwiches, afternoon cup of tea and biscuits. To book a place, please contact: Jan Long on 01379 643588
Email: jan_long347@hotmail.com


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